Rodney Trevor Gethrick Meed

KEEN sportsman Rodney Trevor Gethrick Meed has died at Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, aged 71.

Mr Meed, who was born and lived in Skegness, leaves wife Mary Meed, sister Ailsa Sewards, sister-in-law Jean Williams, nephew Michael Williams, and nieces Jennifer Pascoe and Susan Williams.

Mr Meed worked as a general secretary for the British Transport Travel Club, and a managing director for the Britmen Travel Service.

Prior to this, he was a tour operator. He retired in 1998.

He was a very keen sportsman all of his life.

He was treasurer of Skegness Cricket and Hockey Club and chairman of Lincolnshire County Cricket Club.

The funeral service was held at St Matthew’s Church, Skegness, followed by a private cremation at Alford Crematorium.

Family mourners: wife Mary, sister Ailsa, sister-in-law Jean, nephew Michael, and nieces Jennifer and Susan.

Funeral directors were Frank Wood and Sons.